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There are 5 ways to get from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Bank station
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station

Cheapest option

Line 63 bus, line 53 bus

  1. Take the line 63 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Woolwich Arsenal Station

3 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Woolwich Arsenal

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station

Drive

  1. Drive from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station

London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station by subway and train

The journey time between London Kings Cross Station and Woolwich Arsenal Station is around 42 min and covers a distance of around 11 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 7 min. The fastest journey normally takes 37 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station service departs from King's Cross St. Pancras station and arrives in Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station. Typically 909 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
34 min
Layover time:
7 min
Total time:
42 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
37 min
Journey distance:
11 miles
Services per week:
909
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:09
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station subway and train schedules

Departing Monday, October 25, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station is to drive, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station station. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal Station via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between London Kings Cross Station and Woolwich Arsenal Station is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station without a car is to subway and train which takes 41 min and costs £4 - £9.

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station, including transfers.

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London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station is to train which takes 43 min and costs £5 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 63 bus and line 53 bus, which costs £4 and takes 1h 24m.

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Map of how to get from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between London Kings Cross Station, England and Woolwich Arsenal Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London St Pancras International LL to Woolwich Arsenal hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £7 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd in around 1h 24m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2 - £4
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£3 - £5
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich Arsenal Station.

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London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station is 11 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from London Kings Cross Station to Woolwich Arsenal Station.

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